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Kansas City Royals players Andrew Benintendi, left, and Whit Merrifield celebrate scoring against the Detroit Tigers on July 2, 2022. Both players, who are unvaccinated, have since been traded. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The Latest on COVID’s Effect on Sports:
Vaccination Status Adds Twist to MLB Trade Deadline

COVID-19 and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two-plus years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. As events have come back online, here is a regular look at where things stand and storylines that have been emerging. You can also see our past reporting on what the sports-event industry […]

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The renovations to Rogers Centre will include new patio and lounge areas in the outfield.

Toronto Blue Jays Unveil Plans for Big Renovations

The Toronto Blue Jays are transforming their home with a large project that carries a hefty price tag. MLB’s lone Canadian team unveiled the first renderings of a multiyear $300 million privately funded renovation that will transform Rogers Centre from a stadium into a ballpark through a series of projects. “We are committed to building […]

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Fans wait in line to enter the stadium prior to an Opening Day game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox on April 1, 2021, in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

How Many Fans Will Be Allowed at
Major League Baseball Games This Season?

Major League Baseball, which played all of last year’s regular season without fans in attendance, will have fans in every ballpark this season. Here is the current status of every MLB team’s plans for attendance this season. Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field, 48,633): The Diamondbacks have 100% capacity at home games. Atlanta Braves (Truist Park, 41,000): […]

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Blue Jays Spring Training Home Gets New Name

The Toronto Blue Jays will continue to stay at the only spring training the franchise has ever known with a renovated complex getting a new naming rights sponsor in TD Bank. TD Ballpark will be the centerpiece of the Blue Jays’ renovated complex in Dunedin, Florida, the city that has hosted the Major League Baseball […]

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